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HSBC Women’s World Championship golf cancelled over virus

Golf’s HSBC Women’s World Championship, scheduled to take place in Singapore at the end of this month, has been cancelled along with next week’s Thailand Open, the US LPGA Tour announced Monday. “Due to the continued health concerns and recent advisories in some Asian countries that large-scale events should be cancelled or postponed as a result of the coronavirus, the ...

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Barca beat Betis to keep pace with Real Madrid

Lionel Messi gave a hat-trick of assists on Sunday as Barcelona ended their turbulent week with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Real Betis to stay in touch with Real Madrid at the top of La Liga. Madrid’s 4-1 win at Osasuna earlier in the day put pressure on Barca to respond, only for Betis to twice lead at the Benito ...

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Young Tigers make history

Bangladesh clinched their first-ever ICC Under-19 World Cup title as they thrashed India by three wickets in South Africa on Sunday. Bangladesh scored 170 runs for 7 wickets to claim the much-coveted title as rain reduced the target after India were all out for 177 runs in 47.2 overs, batting first. Young Tigers’ captain Akbar Ali steered Bangladesh to the ...

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BCB moves Zimbabwe ODIs from Chattogram to Sylhet

File Photo Bangladesh Cricket Board decided to shift the venue for the three One-Day Internationals against Zimbabwe from Chattogram to Sylhet, in order to give the ICC-accredited venue some international games, the board confirmed to Cricbuzz on Sunday (February 9). Initially, the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium of Chattogram was expected to host the 50-over games as per the itinerary of ...

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U-19 World Cup Final: Bangladesh opt to bowl first against India

Bangladesh U-19 captain won the toss and opted to bowl first against India in the dream final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom, South Africa. It was the first final of any Bangladeshi side in an ICC event. Bangladesh beat New Zealand in the semifinal and stormed the final for the first time. India on the ...

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New Zealand win 2nd ODI against India, claim series

New Zealand won the second one-day international against India by 22 runs in Auckland on Saturday to wrap up the series with a game to spare. With half centuries from Martin Guptill (79) and Ross Taylor (73 not out) and an unbeaten 76-run stand between Taylor and Kyle Jamieson, New Zealand made 273 for eight. India were all out for ...

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Upstarts Bangladesh target India upset in U19 World Cup final on Sunday

First-time finalists Bangladesh will try to deny neighbours and cricketing giants India a record-extending fifth Under-19 World Cup title in Sunday’s championship match in Potchefstroom. Bangladesh are a win away from captain Akbar Ali’s bold pre-tournament prediction that they could lift the trophy, but standing between them and glory is a formidable India side that blew away arch-rivals Pakistan by ...

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Rawalpindi Test: Tigers tumble for 233 as Shaheen bags four

Mohammad Mithun playing a shot in Rawalpindi Test Bangladesh tumbled for 233 runs in 82.5 overs while batting first in the first Test of the two-match series against Pakistan that commenced on Friday at Rawalpindi. Mohammad Mithun was the highest scorer for Bangladesh hitting 63 while Najmul Hossain Shanto posted 44. Most of the Bangladeshi batsmen were dismissed in spite ...

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Tigers’ World Cup qualifier against Afghanistan being shifted to Sylhet

The venue of the FIFA World Cup and Asia Cup Qualifier between hosts Bangladesh and Afghanistan billed for March 26 is likely to be shifted to Sylhet from Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka for the Independence Day programmes. The BFF is going to select Sylhet District Stadium as an alternative venue for the FIFA & AFC Qualifier as a lot ...

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Junior Tigers give country first taste of ICC World event Final

Photo: Courtesy Bangladesh marched into the final of the ongoing ICC Under-19 World Cup with a thumping six-wicket victory over New Zealand at Potchefstroom on Thursday. The Young Tigers’ opponents in the final on Sunday will be the old nemesis, India. Whatever the outcome, it will mark the country’s first appearance in the grand finale of a major ICC event, ...

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